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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 41%

Previous phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 07:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 148° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.19 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 06.3"0.12 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 26' 23.0"948.72 miwest0° 06' 24.8"7.35 minorth949.04 mi
24 hours13° 03' 59.7"858.54 mieast3° 00' 31.8"206.92 minorth889.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Lindeman IslandSun 5:16 PM244 km151 miles132 nmSouth S
CairnsSun 5:16 PM367 km228 miles198 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySun 5:16 PM991 km616 miles535 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 5:16 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraSun 6:16 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSun 4:46 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sydney *Sun 6:16 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sun 6:16 PM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmSouth S
JayapuraSun 4:16 PM1956 km1216 miles1056 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSun 4:46 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmWest-northwest WNW
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